News for Tuesday, January 14, 2003

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New elementary discussed

Parents looking at possible option in Stagecoach

Stagecoach parents are invited to a meeting tonight to discuss educational possibilities. Two mothers, Michelle Petix and Tracy Zuschlag, are interested in starting an elementary school closer to their homes and want to find out if the need and the desire exists among other area parents.

Hayden boys hold on for win

Free throws -- the two Evan Hilling made and the 15 Soroco missed -- made the difference Tuesday night.

Soroco girls sweep past Hayden, 51-42

This is the season of patience, Hayden coach Donny Rolando said.

Trial detox center gets closer to reality

The Steamboat Springs City Council asked city staff to find $6,750 to help fund a trial detox center.

Districts get OK to enforce code

Commissioners want to help with fire protection

Oak Creek Fire Chief Chuck Wisecup on Tuesday asked Routt County commissioners to give him and his volunteer firefighters the tools to do their jobs better.

Officials may extend school day

In an effort to increase school-calendar flexibility, the Steamboat Springs School District Calendar Committee is considering extending the school day by five minutes.

Water district has open board spots

Feb. 8 is deadline for resumes

The Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District is soliciting applications from residents interested in serving four-year terms on its board of directors.

Fielder comes to town

Top photographer to showcase work

One of the most notable photographers of Colorado landscapes will give a local presentation of his work.

State to look at Montessori school

Board of Education can uphold denial or send issue back to local district

The fate of a public Montessori school in Steamboat Springs lies in the hands of the Colorado Board of Education.

Local skiers qualify for state races

A handful of Steamboat Springs Nordic skiers have qualified for the state races in Vail, following Saturday's skate races on one of the state courses in Vail.

Taylor, White in Position to Lead

As the Colorado Legislature gets rolling on the 2003 session, Routt County can take comfort in the knowledge that its representatives are in excellent position to influence legislation and protect this area's interests.

Council revisits consolidation

City still wants to partner with rural fire protection district

The Steamboat Springs City Council indicated Tuesday it plans to merge with the Steamboat Springs Rural Fire Protection District and seek another property tax to support the consolidated district.